Demon talent

NZ’s Emily Barclay was named Best Lead Actress for her role in Suburban Mayhem at the Australian Film Industry (AFI) awards, December 7. The 22-year-old beat heavyweights Laura Linney (Jindabyne), Abbie Cornish Candy) and Teresa Palmer (2:37) for the honour. “Emily is very, very brave and the performance needed to be slightly reckless – a demon that possesses your soul for a while,” said Suburban Mayhem director Paul Goldman in the Herald Sun. The film itself was nominated for 12 AFI’s and won three – for Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Hayes) and Best Original Music Score (Mick Harvey).


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Artist Max Gimblett goes Oxherding with Lewis Hyde

Artist Max Gimblett goes Oxherding with Lewis Hyde

Auckland born New Yorker and pre-eminent New Zealand artist Max Gimblett has produced his most significant book collaboration with American poet, cultural essayist and MacArthur Fellow Lewis Hyde. Published in September…